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Author Name:    ALMON, Albert

Title:   Louisbourg : The Dream City of America First Edition.

Publisher:    Glace Bay, N.S, 1934, 1934

Seller ID:   1417

ALMON, Albert. Louisbourg : The Dream City of America. by Albert Almon, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, 1934. First Edition. Pp (3),4-85,(3) + large folding plate. Illustrated, with forty photo reproductions, maps, and diagrams (including three of lighthouses). 8vo, printed brown card covers with black lettering to front cover and blank spine.

Tennyson 68, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 412, Morley pp. 85 & 106, Watters p.649, Vaison p.25.

Albert Almon (b. 1872, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia - d. 1960) a plumber and historian.

Contents:
1. Cape Breton: Its Discovery and Early History;
2. Father Daniel's Last Mass, July 4th, 1648 From The Lion and the Lillies by Charles Edwin Jakeway;
3. Louisbourg, 1720-1760;
4. The Historic Bells of Louisbourg:
Bells --
The Saint Louis Bell --
The Saint Antoine Marie Bell --
The Saint John Bell;
5. The Famous Lighthouses of Louisbourg (pp. 53-61);
6. The Duc D'Anville;
7. The Mission Chalice;
8. Poem: Louisbourg.
With appendix: The King's Hospital.

Short tear to fore-edge of first few leaves, folding plate has tape repairs to verso (but is nearly segmented due to fold splits), faint cover creasing, inking to front cover, else very good. Uncommon. 60.00



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